April 20, 2024

The U.S. Mission to Nigeria includes of the Embassy in Abuja, FCT, and the Consulate General in Lagos. U.S. Consulate General Lagos is the Mission’s consultant to the Nigerian folks within the southern area.

We are recruiting to fill the place of:

Job Title: CLO Administrative Assistant – Employees of Mission – All/or USEFMs, EFMs or MOHs (Community Liaison Office (CLO))

Announcement Number: Lagos-2023-075
Location: Lagos
Series/Grade: FP – 0105 7
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Work Schedule: Part-time – 20 hours per week
Promotion Potential: FP-7


  • Hiring Path: Open to the general public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 07.  Actual FP wage decided by Washington D.C.
    • Current Employees of the Mission – This contains U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs); Eligible Family Members (EFMs); Declared Members of Household (MOHs), dependents of U.S. Personal Services Contract (USPSC) who’re assigned underneath COM – All Agencies
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Definite to not Exceed (5 years).


  • The work schedule for this place is: Part Time (20 hours per week)
  • Start date: Candidate should be capable of start working inside an affordable time period (6 weeks) of receipt of company authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy could finish.
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No


  • The Community Liaison Office Administrative Assistant (CLO Administrative Assistant) supplies administrative help to the Community Liaison Office.
  • The job holder works underneath the supervision of the CLO Coordinator and collaborates with the whole lot of the CLO workers (CLO Coordinator and Assistant CLO Coordinator) to help the workplace in profitable programming underneath all eight Areas of Responsibility (member of the family employment; disaster administration and safety; training; communications and outreach; steering and referral; welcoming, orientation, and departures; group liaison; and occasions planning), to develop and preserve key contacts, and to handle data that advantages the morale and welfare of your complete Mission.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Education Requirements:

  • Completion of High School is required.


  • Minimum of two (2) years administrative/workplace expertise is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Basic understanding of the Foreign Service idea and the construction of the U.S. federal authorities.
  • Knowledge of common ideas of workplace administration and administration. Standard information of Microsoft Office is required.


  • This could also be examined. Please specify your degree of proficiency within the language listed.


  • Good working information talking/studying/writing English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to draft communications and studies. Strong organizational expertise (bodily and digital group of workplace information) is required.
  • Strong analysis expertise and proficiency in using Microsoft 365 is required.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO):

  • The U.S. Mission supplies equal alternative and truthful and equitable remedy in employment to all folks with out regard to race, coloration, faith, intercourse, nationwide origin, age, incapacity, political affiliation, marital standing, or sexual orientation.


  • All candidates into account shall be required to go medical and safety certifications.

Benefits and Other Info

Agency Benefits:

  • Locally Employed Staff, together with Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working on the U.S. Mission in Lagos, Nigeria could obtain a compensation package deal that will embrace well being, separation, and different advantages.
  • For EFMs, advantages ought to be mentioned with the Human Resources Office.
  • The pay plan is assigned on the time of the conditional supply letter by the HR Office.

Other Information:
Hiring Preference Selection Process:

  • Applicants within the following hiring desire classes are prolonged a hiring desire within the order listed beneath.
  • Therefore, it’s important that these candidates precisely describe their standing on the applying. Failure to take action could end in a dedication that the applicant isn’t eligible for a hiring desire.

Hiring Preference Order:

  • AEFM / USEFM who’s a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* Important

  • Applicants who declare standing as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran should submit a replica of their most up-to-date DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which signifies the current existence of a service-connected incapacity dated inside the previous six months, equal documentation, or certification.
  • A “certification” is any written doc from the armed forces that certifies the service member is predicted to be discharged or launched from lively responsibility service within the armed forces underneath honorable situations inside 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant.
  • The certification letter ought to be on letterhead of the suitable navy department of the service and comprise (1) the navy service dates together with the anticipated discharge or launch date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation have to be submitted to ensure that the desire to be given.
  • ** This degree of desire applies to all Foreign Service workers on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights again to their company or bureau.
  • For extra data (i.e., what’s an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, and many others.?) and for extra employment concerns, please go to the next link.

Marketing Statement:

USD $40,488 / Per Year

Application Closing Date
twenty fourth July, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and certified candidates ought to:
Click here to apply online

Important Information

  • All candidates should be capable of get hold of and maintain a Public Trust clearance.
  • To apply for this place click on the “APPLY TO THIS VACANCY” button on the prime of the web page.
  • Click on the “Submit Application” button to finish your software course of.  For extra data on the right way to apply go to the Mission web website.

Required Documents:

  • To qualify based mostly on training, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of academic requirement by the deadline of this announcement. Failure to supply requested data, or the data is inadequate to confirm eligibility, could end in disqualification for this place.

All Applicants:

  • Residency and/or Work Permit
  • High School Diploma

Eligible Family Member Applicants:

  • Copy of Sponsor’s Orders/Assignment Notification (or equal)
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or different supporting documentation (if relevant)
  • SF-50 (if relevant)

Next Steps:

  • Applicants who’re invited to take a language or expertise check, or who’re chosen for an interview shall be contacted by way of e mail.
  • For additional data – the whole place description itemizing the entire duties, obligations, required {qualifications}, and many others. could also be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.
  • Thank you in your software and your curiosity in working on the U.S. Mission in Lagos, Nigeria.

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